Posted on: 18th Nov 2020

HP TET Syllabus

Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education is going to conduct the Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test shortly for the students who had applied online by its closing date. Applicants who want to appear in the written examination then they should have a quick look at this article and grab all the information from here. We advised the candidates to start preparing for the test hard with the HP TET Exam Pattern & Syllabus for a great outcome in the exam. You can get the full subject wise HP TET Exam Syllabus from this article.

HP TET 2019-20 Application Form

HP TET Exam Pattern-

The papers will be different for each post.

The HP TET will have 150 questions carrying one mark each.

The paper will be conducted for 150 minutes that is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Aspirants have to mark their answers in an OMR sheet with the help of Blue/black ballpoint pen.

There will be no negative marking in HP TET.

How to Download Admit Card



Total Questions



Child Psychology and development, pedagogy, teaching-learning process

30 Questions

30 Marks


General Awareness including Himachal Pradesh, Current Affairs & Environmental Studies

30 Questions

30 Marks


English Literature & Grammar (TGT Arts)

Mathematics (TGT NM) Botany & Zoology (TGT Medical)

30 Questions

30 Marks


Social Studies (TGT Arts) Physics & Chemistry (TGT NM) Chemistry (TGT Medical)

60 Questions

60 Marks



150 Questions

150 Marks

How to Prepare For Written Test

HP TET Syllabus-




Child Development and Pedagogy

Child Development (Primary School Child)

Concept of development and its relationship with learning

Principles of the development of environmental

Influence of Heredity & Environment

Concepts of child-centered and progressive educational

Socialization processes: Social World & Children (Teacher, Parents & Peers)

Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence

Multi-Dimensional Intelligence Language & Thought

Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement.

Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice


Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs

Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.

Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners


Learning and Pedagogy

How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning.

Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’

Cognition & Emotions

Motivation and learning

Factors contributing to learning – personal & environmental

Environmental Studies


Concept and scope of E.V.S

The significance of E.V.S,

integrated E.V.S

Environmental Studies & Environmental Education

Learning Principles

Scope & relation to Science & Social Science

Approaches to presenting concepts


Experimentation/Practical Work





Water & Travel

Social Studies




Social and Political Life

Concept & Nature of Social Science/Social Studies

Class Room Processes, Activities, and Discourse

Developing Critical thinking

Problems of teaching Social Science/Social Studies



Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a tool

A critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas verbally and in written form

Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties, errors and disorders

Language Skills

Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading and writing

Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multimedia materials, multilingual resource of the classroom

Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with questions on comprehension, grammar, and verbal ability



Nature of Mathematics/Logical thinking; understanding children’s thinking and reasoning patterns and strategies of making meaning and learning.

Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

Problems of Teaching 

Evaluation through formal and informal methods

Language of Mathematics

Evaluation through formal and informal methods

HP TET Exam Syllabus & Other Information

Name of the Organization -

Himachal Pradesh Board of Secondary Education

Also Known as -

HP TET Syllabus

Name of the Test -

Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test

Name of the Posts -

Teaching Posts

Category of Article -


Official Website:

Examination Name

Exam Date

HP JBT TET November Exam Date 2020

29 November 2020

HP Shastri TET Exam Date 2020

29 November 2020

HP TGT (Non-Medical) TET Exam Date 2020

06 December 2020

HP Language Teacher TET Exam Date 2020

06 December 2020

HP TGT ( Arts ) TET Exam Date 2020

12 December 2020

HP TGT ( Medical ) TET Exam Date 2020

12 December 2020

HP Punjabi TET Exam Date 2020

13 December 2020

HP Urdu TET Exam Date 2020

13 December 2020